Gene Mutation Could Explain Humans’ High Risk of Heart Attack
Gene Mutation Could Explain Humans’ High Risk of Heart Attack
Mutating a gene called CMAH in mice so it’s nonfunctional, as in humans, upped the animals’ chances of developing heart disease, a study finds.
Gene Mutation Could Explain Humans’ High Risk of Heart Attack
Gene Mutation Could Explain Humans’ High Risk of Heart Attack

Mutating a gene called CMAH in mice so it’s nonfunctional, as in humans, upped the animals’ chances of developing heart disease, a study finds.

Mutating a gene called CMAH in mice so it’s nonfunctional, as in humans, upped the animals’ chances of developing heart disease, a study finds.

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Image of the Day: Right on Target
Image of the Day: Right on Target
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 23, 2019
An injectable biomaterial calls cancer drugs to tumor sites in mice.
Forced-Swim Test Criticized as Uninformative, Cruel
Forced-Swim Test Criticized as Uninformative, Cruel
Catherine Offord | Jul 22, 2019
Some researchers and animal rights groups are amplifying their opposition to an assay that measures how long a rodent tries to stay afloat.
Pioneer in Bioethics Daniel Callahan Dies
Pioneer in Bioethics Daniel Callahan Dies
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 22, 2019
He was the cofounder of the Hastings Center and wrote nearly 50 books on topics including abortion, aging, and medical progress.
WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency
WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 18, 2019
The current outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has been going on for nearly a year, and the new status could bring in more funding and assistance.
Combination Strategy Nearly Eliminates Invasive Mosquitoes in Field
Combination Strategy Nearly Eliminates Invasive Mosquitoes in Field
Abby Olena | Jul 17, 2019
Researchers use two techniques—Wolbachia infection and irradiation—to suppress reproduction in populations of Asian tiger mosquitoes at two study sites in China.
Measles Kills Thousands in Democratic Republic of Congo
Measles Kills Thousands in Democratic Republic of Congo
Shawna Williams | Jul 16, 2019
Deaths attributed to the disease have outpaced those from Ebola this year.
Genetic Study Points to Metabolic Roots of Anorexia Nervosa
Genetic Study Points to Metabolic Roots of Anorexia Nervosa
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 15, 2019
Some variants implicated in the disease are also linked to other psychiatric disorders.
Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy
Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 15, 2019
Sensors encapsulated with oral chemotherapy drugs help patients and physicians keep track of treatments.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jul 15, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the July/August 2019 issue of The Scientist.
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